Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth | November 12th, 2011 | Posted in Argentine Tango, News


Darcos Magic Tango Shoes

With three stores in Buenos Aires, Darcos boasts having the largest selection of hand crafted Argentine tango shoes in region.  Additional features to Darcos include a sturdy construction, extra padding in the footbed and styles that accomodate wider feet.

Owner, Senior Ceasar Croccita and assistant Senior Peter Fort kindly showed me around their showroom and factory during my visit to their Mega Store.

Darcos Mega Store on 835 Sarmiento in Buenos Aires

Tango shoes in various stages of production

Darcos shoes require many nails to secure the leather to the sole

Darcos heels are available in several heights

Stay tuned for more info on Darcos Magic Tango Shoes.  Search our site for Argentine Tango Shoes to see what’s available from Darcos at Chicago Dance Supply!


Obelisco de Buenos Aires is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires. Located in the Plaza de la República, in the intersection of avenues Corrientes and 9 de Julio. On December 9th, 2005 it was decorated in a pink condom in celebration of International AIDS Awareness Day

Two craftsmen work upstairs for customers to view. Meanwhile, 15 more artisans work downstairs on larger orders.